1600 in Scotland
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Events from 1600 in Scotland
- 1 January - Today is adopted as New Year's Day following adoption of the Gregorian Calendar in Scotland
- 5 August - The Gowrie House affair, a plot to kidnap James VI in Perth, in which Robert Logan of Restalrig is implicated, devised by John Ruthven, 3rd Earl of Gowrie (who dies in the attempt, together with his brother Alexander Ruthven)
- 19 November - The future King Charles I of England and Scotland, son of James VI, is born in Dunfermline Palace
- Scalloway Castle is built on Mainland, Shetland, by Patrick Stewart, 2nd Earl of Orkney
- 19 November - Charles I, king of England and Scotland (executed 1649 in England)
- November - John Ogilby, cartographer (died 1676 in England)
- Approximate date
- March - Margaret Stuart, royal princess (born 1598)
- 5 August - Gowrie House affair
- 12 December - John Craig, minister (born c.1512)
- Urquhart, Robin; Borthwick, Alan (2000). "Days, Dates and Calendars". Knowlegebase. Scottish Archive Network. Retrieved 2014-04-11.
- "The times they are a changin'". Edinburgh: The National Archives of Scotland. 2005-12-28. Retrieved 2014-04-11.
- "Timeline: 1600 to 1640". Undiscovered Scotland. Retrieved 2014-04-11.